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The Facts of Life

by Graham Joyce

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The story, with magical elements, of seven sisters living in Coventry during the Second World War, when the son of one is passed among them.


The Facts of Life Synopsis

An extraordinary evocation of an extraordinary family in WWII England by an award-winning author.

THE FACTS OF LIFE tells the story of an extraordinary family of seven sisters living in Coventry during the Second World War.

Presided over by an indomitable matriach, the sisters live out a tangled and fraught life that takes them through the Blitz, war work and on into the hopeful postwar years, and a bizarre interlude for one of them in a commune.

And through it all wanders the young son of one of the sisters, passed from sister to sister, the innocent witness to a life that edges over into the magical

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ISBN: 9780753818428
Publication date: 04/11/2004
Publisher: Pheonix
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9780753818428
Publication date: 4th November 2004
Author: Graham Joyce
Publisher: Pheonix
Format: Paperback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Sagas and Romance,

About Graham Joyce

Graham Joyce is the author of 16 novels and a collection of short stories, most recentlyThe Limits of Enchantment. He was presented with the World Fantasy Award for his novelThe Facts Of Life, and he has won the British Fantasy Award for Best Novel anunprecedented four times. His work has been translated into more than 20 languages andhas earned him several international awards.

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